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DU issues 1,76,790 digital degrees simultaneously
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Delhi University has become the first educational institution in the country to award the highest number of degrees digitally. The premier university has issued 1,76,790 digital degrees till now, becoming the first institution in the country to do so.
2021-02-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
IIT-BHU signs MoU for design expertise in MSME sector
Varanasi (UP), Feb 28 (IANS) The IIT (BHU) will provide design expertise to manufacturing MSME sector under Credit Linked Capital Subsidy and Technology Up-gradation Scheme (CLCS-TUS).
2021-02-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Exam burden issue reaches NHRC, Child panel
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) After the Delhi government's decision not to hold an examination for the students from Class 3 to 8 studying in its schools, parents of the children studying in the private schools are feeling discriminated as the rule does not apply for the private schools.
2021-02-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
1st batch of MBBS students inaugurated at GMC Doda
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Union Minister Jitendra Singh inaugurated the first batch of MBBS students at Government Medical College located in J&K's Doda in the virtual presence of Lieutenant Governor of J&K Manoj Sinha.
2021-02-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Politics
DPS Srinagar rewards girl who braved odds
Srinagar, Feb 27 (IANS) Delhi Public School (DPS) Srinagar on Saturday announced scholarship and reward for the daughter of a daily wage labour who excelled in class 10 exams braving all odds against the poverty of her parents.
2021-02-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
'Praveshotsav' campaign launched to admit children to schools in Bihar
Patna, Feb 27 (IANS) Schools from classes 1 to 5 are scheduled to resume in Bihar from March 1 after a long gap in view of the coronavirus pandemic. The Bihar government also plans to launch a 'Praveshotsav' campaign to enrol students in schools. Under this campaign, special efforts will be made for enrolment of students from classes 1 to 9.
2021-02-27
Category: India, Bihar,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Andhra Guv congratulates Sahitya Akademi award winner
Amaravati, Feb 27 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan congratulated Velcheru Narayana Rao for bagging the Sahitya Akademi award for his contribution to Telugu literature and research in Telugu and Sanskrit languages.
2021-02-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Politics
K'taka govt colleges to get 12,500 de-bonded desktops
Bengaluru, Feb 26 (IANS) The Karnataka government on Friday signed an agreement with Cognizant Technology Solutions India Pvt Ltd and Rotary Club Whitefield to provide 12,500 de-bonded desktop computers to the first-grade government colleges in the state as part of the 'Help Educate' initiative, Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayana said.
2021-02-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Politics
Goa bans students from driving two-wheelers to school
Panaji, Feb 26 (IANS) The Goa Education Department on Friday banned students from driving two-wheelers to school.
2021-02-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Missing AMU student remains untraceable
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 26 (IANS) A student of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), who has been missing since the past three days, remains untraceable.
2021-02-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Pvt medical colleges autonomous on fee but must be reasonable: SC
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday said private medical colleges have the autonomy to decide on the fee to be charged, but it is essential to ensure this is reasonable and non-exploitative.
2021-02-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
NSUI wins students' union polls in Kashi Vidyapeeth
Varanasi, Feb 25 (IANS) The panel of the Congress students wing NSUI has won a majority of seats in the students' union polls in the Kashi Vidyapeeth here.
2021-02-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Contribute to country's progress, Union Min to post-doc fellows
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Rattan lal Kataria, on Thursday urged the newly inducted post-doctoral fellows of Dr Ambedkar International Centre (DAIC) to contribute to the country's progress under the government's vision of 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas'.
2021-02-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Regular classes in schools from March 1: Pak Minister
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Pakistan Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mehmood on Thursday announced that all the schools would reopen for regular 5-day classes from March 1.
2021-02-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Education,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
All students of classes 9, 10, 11 declared pass: TN CM
Chennai, Feb 25 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday announced that students of Classes 9, 10 and 11 will be declared passed without writing their annual/board exams for the academic year 2020-21.
2021-02-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
Covid grips Maha hostel, 229 students test positive
Washim (Maharashtra), Feb 25 (IANS) Amid a fresh spurt in Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra, a staggering 229 students, 4 teachers and some non-teaching staffers have tested positive in a residential school hostel in Washim, an official said here on Thursday.
2021-02-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Health/Medicine
CBSE reduces syllabus for Class 10 social science board exam
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has reduced the syllabus for the social sciences exam by providing relief to the students of class 10 all over the country. CBSE has taken the decision of reducing the syllabus in view of providing leeway to students in the class 10 board examination.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
'Lame excuse': SC rejects Covid plea for extra USPC attempt
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that petitioners, who sought an extra chance to appear for the UPSC exam after exhausting their last attempt in October last year, made "a lame excuse" under the guise of Covid-19 to participate in the Civil Service Examination scheduled in 2021.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
NEP can transform higher education in India: Andhra Guv
Amaravati, Feb 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said on Wednesday that the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 has the potential to transform higher education in India and meet the needs of the 21st century.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Politics
Pvt schools in Gurugram reluctant to resume primary classes
Gurugram, Feb 24 (IANS) The Haryana government's decision to reopen schools for classes 3 to 5 from February 24 has received a mixed response from the private schools in Gurugram.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Haryana,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Yogi govt to give tablets to 'Abhyuday' students
Lucknow, Feb 24 (IANS) After launching free coaching for aspirants appearing in the competitive exams on February 16 under the 'Abhyuday' scheme, the Yogi Adityanath government has announced that it would provide tablet computers to some students selected under the scheme so that they can use digital resources to prepare for the examinations.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Telangana to reopen schools for classes 6th to 8th
Hyderabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Telangana government on Tuesday decided to allow re-opening of schools for classes 6th to 8th from Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Bihar govt admits state's low standard of education
Patna, Feb 23 (IANS) The Nitish Kumar-led Bihar government on Tuesday admitted that the level of education in the state is at a low level in nationwide rankings.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Education,Politics
Some people ruining, perverting education system, says SC
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday cited Madhya Pradesh's multi-crore Vyapam scam as it heard the Karnataka government plea challenging the bail granted to the main accused in the PU question paper leak case registered in 2016.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
K'taka schools staff stage protest over fee cut order
Bengaluru, Feb 23 (IANS) Thousands of teachers, staff and heads of private schools across Karnataka on Tuesday staged a massive rally in the tech city against the state government's recent order to reduce fees by 30 per cent due to the Covid-19 pandemic disrupting classes.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Politics
First JEE exam under NEP kicks off in 13 Indian languages
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The JEE mains examination have commenced from Tuesday. This is the first time that JEE examinations are being conducted under the country's new education policy.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Mercer | Mettl launches new web-based examination platform
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Online assessment platform Mercer | Mettl that helped over 2.5 million students took their exams on its platform in 2020 on Tuesday launched a web-based examination platform, which is touted as an all-in-one, integrated solution to digitise academic exams.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Education
India, World Bank ink project for enhancing education in Nagaland
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Indian government, Government of Nagaland and the World Bank on Tuesday signed a $68 million project to enhance the governance of schools across Nagaland as well as to improve teaching practices and learning environments in select schools.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Education
MoU signed for setting up innovation campus in Telangana
Hyderabad, Feb 23 (IANS) A one-of-its-kind Innovation Lab & Center of Excellence (ILCE) is proposed to be set up in Telangana with an investment of Rs 3,000 crore in the next 10 years.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Technology
'Education budget slashed in two-thirds of poorer countries'
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Despite additional funding needs, two-thirds of low- and lower-middle-income countries have cut their public education budgets since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new report.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Education
Delhi govt starts eighth skill centre at ITI campus
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Education Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia, said on Monday that post the Covid-19 pandemic, students will require more skills secure jobs.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Unequal access to education worsened during Covid-19: Atishi
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party MLA Atishi Marlena on Monday said that the party-led Delhi government's initiatives on quality education and its unique approach for all sections of students are being recognised worldwide.
2021-02-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Delhi govt schools to teach lessons in patriotism from next session
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Delhi government will launch the patriotism curriculum from kindergarten to class 8 in all its schools from the next academic session.
2021-02-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
DTA complains to Backward Classes Commission on lack of reservations for lecturers
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Delhi University's Satyawati College has invited applications for the post of 46 teachers. The Delhi Teachers' Association (DTA) on Monday has filed a petition with the National Commission for Scheduled Castes and the National Commission for Backward Classes for the college not giving reservation in these posts.
2021-02-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
EdTech startups on a roll, bet big on India
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) With one of the youngest populations in the world and limited availability of good quality educational institutions and teachers, it is not surprising that education technology or EdTech will thrive in India. It will only get better as technology improves and teachers learn to use better tools to impart education to millions of students.
2021-02-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Technology
A 'Love School' in Osho's name to come up in Bihar's Bhagalpur
Patna, Feb 21 (IANS) Prof Matuknath Chaudhary, who became known as "Love Guru" after his affair with a student less than half his age came out in 2006 and led to his sacking from a Patna college, has announced that he had decided to open a "love school" in his native village Jairampur in Bhagalpur district.
2021-02-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Education
Himachal involving students for survival of saplings
Shimla, Feb 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's Forest Department is involving school students in planting saplings and ensuring their survival to create awareness, officials said on Sunday.
2021-02-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Education,Environment/Wildlife
UP primary schools get makeover to welcome children
Lucknow, Feb 21 (IANS) Primary government schools in Uttar Pradesh are gearing up to welcome children from March 1 -- almost after a year -- after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath ordered reopening of schools for classes 1 to 5.
2021-02-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Lucknow University awareness drive for teens on sexual offences
Lucknow, Feb 21 (IANS) The Lucknow University, under the ongoing 'Mission Shakti' campaign, is holding a series of events to spread awareness and support teenagers against adolescent sexual offence and child sexual abuse.
2021-02-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Admission process for nursery classes begins
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The admission process for nursery classes has started in the national capital and also in other parts of the country.
2021-02-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Karnataka CET examinations will be held on July 7 & 8
Bengaluru, Feb 20 (IANS) Karnataka Examination Authority will conduct the Common Entrance Test (CET) for professional courses on July 7 and 8, Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan said on Saturday.
2021-02-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
Campaign for potable piped water in schools extended till March 31
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Union government has extended the special campaign to provide potable piped water in schools and anganwadi centres till March 31.
2021-02-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Teachers from 12 DU colleges facing problems without salaries
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The grants to 12 colleges affiliated to Delhi University (DU) have not been released once again due to which teachers and employees of these colleges are under mental stress due to non-payment of their salaries. Many teachers are facing difficulties in paying EMIs, house rent, car loans, depositing children's fees and running a family.
2021-02-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
When you held classes online, hold exams also: Parents
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Ministry of Education wants to conduct exams for Classes 9 and 11 before promoting students to the next standard. The exams could be held offline. However, the Delhi government also has an option to conduct exams online.
2021-02-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Rampaging students vandalise Patna properties
Patna, Feb 20 (IANS) A day after the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) cancelled the social science paper for Class 10, over 500 students went on rampage on Saturday morning in Patna's Boring Road area vandalising government and private properties leading to baton charging by police.
2021-02-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Makeover for UP schools under 'Operation Kayakalp'
Lucknow, Feb 20 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government is consistently working for the betterment of education facilities for all children in the state.
2021-02-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Karnataka to open 2,500 smart classrooms for digital learning
Bengaluru, Feb 18 (IANS) Tech-savvy Karnataka would soon have 2,500 smart classrooms for promoting digital learning in higher education across the southern state, said Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan on Thursday.
2021-02-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
IT dept conducts search and seizure operation on major Trusts registered in Bengaluru & Mangaluru
New Delhi, Feb. Feb 18 (IANS) The Income Tax Department conducted search and seizure operation on Feb 17 on nine major Trusts registered in Bengaluru and Mangaluru, which are running educational institutes including medical colleges. Searches were conducted at 56 different locations across Karnataka and Kerala.
2021-02-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Nursery admissions process begins in Delhi
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The nursery schools admission process in Delhi has begun. According to the Directorate of Education (DoE), forms for classes nursery, KG and class 1 have been issued on February 18.
2021-02-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
UAE soon to have branches of prestigious foreign varsities
Riyadh, Feb 18 (IANS) The Ministry of Education is currently working on a plan to attract prestigious foreign universities to open their branches in the Kingdom. This is in accordance with the directives aimed at taking advantage of the courses of the premier international universities by young Saudi men and women.
2021-02-18
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Education,Politics